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Archives for "July 2019"


First Charges of 2019 Laid Under City Bylaw Prohibiting Smoking in City Parks

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 25, 2019

The first charges have been laid under the City of Peterborough’s bylaw prohibiting smoking, vaping, and cannabis use in all municipally-owned parks. The charges were laid against 11 individuals for violating the no smoking bylaw on Wednesday, July 24 by Peterborough Public Health’s Tobacco Enforcement Officers (TEOs). The fine for smoking or vaping in a […]

July 17 Board of Health Meeting Summary

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 19, 2019

Recognition of Departing Board of Health Member, Chief Phyllis Williams Board chair Kathryn Wilson invited Dr. Salvaterra to present departing member Chief Phyllis Williams of Curve Lake First Nation with a recognition of her many contributions to public health. Chief Williams served for seven years on the board, including as Board of Health chair in […]

Peterborough Public Health Issues Second Heat Warning of the Season  

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 18, 2019

Thursday, July 18, 2019 – Second heat alert issued due to forecasted high temp and humidity today into Sunday.

Board of Health Meets July 17 at 5:00 pm

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 12, 2019

Location: J.K. Edwards Board Room, Peterborough Public Health, Jackson Square, 185 King St., Third Floor Media and the community are advised that the next Board of Health meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Note this start time is 30 minutes earlier than usual. To download the agenda and the […]

July – Turning the Tide on Peterborough’s Opioid Crisis

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 10, 2019

Medical of Officer of Health, Dr, Rosana Salvatarra
Blog Post for July – Turning the Tide on Peterborough’s Opioid Crisis

St. Joseph’s at Fleming – Norovirus Outbreak – Over – #043

BY outbreaks | PUBLISHED: Jul 08, 2019

This table is updated when a new outbreak is declared, when a causative agent is identified and/or when an outbreak is declared over. If you have questions about these outbreaks, please contact the facility. For further information, call Infectious Diseases program staff at 705-743-1000. Alert Date: 2019-07-08 Time: 11:45 am (Alert #043)

First Heat Alert of the Season Issued

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 05, 2019

Friday, July 5, 2019 – First heat alert issued due to forecasted high temp and humidity today into Saturday.

Smoking and Vaping Prohibited in City and County Outdoor Public Spaces for Everyone’s Health

BY Communications | PUBLISHED: Jul 05, 2019

Local Public Health Partners Remind Residents about Smoke-Free and Vape-Free Laws Peterborough Public Health is partnering with Peterborough Police, the City of Peterborough, and Peterborough Musicfest to remind residents and visitors that both the Smoke-Free Ontario Act and local bylaws prohibit smoking and vaping at area parks, playgrounds, arenas, beaches, sports fields, and at street festivals […]